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Jacobs Construction Field Inspector (OCS) in Tempe, Arizona

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Your Impact:

As a Construction Field Inspector, you’ll join our collaborative team providing our clients with award-winning planning, engineering, architectural design, construction management, and design-build project delivery. We are looking for a passionate Construction Field Inspector in Phoenix, Arizona who is driven by collaboration, exceeding expectations, and challenging the status quo.

By developing and delivering on project scopes, budgets, reports, contracts, and schedules, you’ll help our teams achieve our client’s objectives. Your keen ability to multi-task, communicate effectively and tackle project challenges will allow you to thrive in our fast-paced environment. You’ll thrive as you solve complex problems to ensure the soaring success of our projects

Working together, we’ll help you grow and pursue what fulfills you so that we can make impacts on the future – big and small, global and local.

Here’s what your responsibilities will be for the Construction Field Inspector Overhead Catenary System (OCS)/Traction Power Inspector for transit light rail construction. Responsibilities will include providing Construction Field Inspection support for the construction of transit light rail systems, and related structures located within the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Responsibilities include inspection and monitoring of day to day operations of light rail and Overhead Catenary Systems (OCS) construction. The position will measure conformance to project plans and specifications, health and safety regulations, and environmental compliance. The Construction Field Inspector will require a complete understanding of light rail system construction methods and equipment, Systems Integration Testing, and knowledge of FRA guidelines. It will also require the ability to work independently to identify construction issues and communicate these issues effectively to others in a team environment. Position requires the ability to perform physical activities to safely access and inspect the work. Documentation skills required to provide clear and concise reports of daily activities. The job responsibilities will include performing a broad cross-section of complex technical and administrative activities requiring experience and specialization in Contract Compliance, Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) and construction inspection of light rail systems.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Bachelor’s degree in construction or other professional credentials or licenses in related fields are preferred, not required

• At least 10 years as construction inspector of rail/transit type projects

• Experience working on rail or light rail construction projects

Ideally, you’ll also have:

• At least 10 years as construction inspector of transit type projects

• High School diploma required

• Associates Engineering or CM degree preferred.

• Contract Compliance, Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA); inspection of light rail systems knowledge

• Certifications Preferred; Railroad industry certifications, Concrete inspection knowledge ACI, NICET, CWI.


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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.